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25th March 2022

Delve into rural archives at the Great Yorkshire Showground

A special screening of archive footage at the Great Yorkshire Showground will reveal a fascinating portrait of Yorkshire farming and rural life in the 20th Century. All are welcome at the ‘Rural Life on Film’ screening and social get-together...
11th March 2022

Seen to be Believed: a new film to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

This year Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee, marking an unprecedented 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. To commemorate this historic occasion, the Yorkshire and North East Film Archives have...
26th November 2021

Help Save Yorkshire and North East Cine Stories

Yorkshire and North East Film Archives are thrilled to announce that we're taking part in this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign, to be held on 30th November; an opportunity for you to help the charity reveal more stories from our vaults.  As a r...
5th October 2021

Employment Opportunity: Archive Collections Cataloguer

POSITION NOW CLOSED 10/11/2021 Archive Collections Cataloguer - Ukrainian Video Archives Society Collection (UVAS) Salary £29,400 per annum The Yorkshire Film Archive is seeking an experienced Archive Collections Cataloguer for a York based, 12...
21st September 2021

Lost Connections: A film about recovery, hope and renewal

An echo of our own contemporary experiences, Lost Connections is a new archive-based film which gives us hope for the future by connecting with the past.  Comprising over a century of remarkable footage and voices, the film responds to the last 18 m...
10th August 2021

Yorkshire Film Archive awarded grant to catalogue Ukrainian Video Archives Society Collection

Yorkshire Film Archive is delighted to announce a new project that will catalogue and open up the previously inaccessible Ukrainian Video Archives Society collection to researchers and the public.
27th July 2021

Calderdale on Film: Saturday 7th August 2021

YFA are delighted to be back on the road again, heading to the beautiful Calder Valley for two special screenings at Hebden Bridge Picture House! From home movies, cine club and regional television collections, don't miss this specially curated screening...
26th April 2021

New Director for the Yorkshire and North East Film Archive

The Yorkshire and North East Film Archive has appointed a new Archive Director to take over from its founder Director, Sue Howard, who is stepping down after more than thirty years in the post.  Brent Woods will join the Archive in mid-July. He is c...
19th January 2021


The next Yorkshire Film Archive AGM will take place via Zoom on Friday 29th January 2021 at 2pm, in line with the charity's Memorandum and Articles of Association.  The meeting will be chaired by Clare Morrow....
2nd October 2020

Rare 1914 footage of Hartlepool bombardment revealed

A chance find has led to previously unseen footage, showing the aftermath of the bombardment of Hartlepool on 16 December 1914, being made available for the first time.